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Hi friend! My name is Jessica, I am a newborn and family photographer based in Washington Dc. I find it an absolute honor to photograph you with your little ones. I adore baby toes and that unforgettable newborn smell. 

These family photos at Bishop’s Garden felt dreamy. The National Cathedral is one of my favorite locations to photograph at in all of DC. It offers beautiful architecture and of course, the stunning Bishop’s Garden. The garden had hidden stone walk ways, benches tucked in private corners and the stunning rose garden in the middle […]

Families

January 10, 2024

Family Photos at Bishop’s Garden | Washington, DC National Cathedral

I remember feeling so exhausted after 5 days of labor and then recovering from a C-Section. Even the thought of taking a few Fresh 48 Newborn Photos felt really big to me and a bit overwhelming. But…I knew these moments were so special and I would desperately want them after I recovered. I personally brought […]

Baby Burdge, Newborn

January 8, 2024

Fresh 48 Newborn Photos | Washington DC Newborn Photographer

I love winter family photos in DC because the city offers so many wonderful locations even during the colder months of the year. The Supreme Court is one of my favorite locations in all of the DMV. It offers beautiful gardens on either side of the building. So many people walk right by them because […]

Families

January 3, 2024

Winter Family Photos in DC | Supreme Court, Washington DC

I have photographed the F family for multiple years now but these family photos at Bishop’s Garden may be my new favorite. It’s been such a delight to watch their two girls grow each year and mature into little ladies. This year Kathy asked for family photos at Bishop’s Garden. I love this location because […]

Families

January 1, 2024

Family Photos at Bishop’s Garden | Washington DC Family Photographer

I enjoy taking Washington DC family photos because the city offers so many beautiful locations to photograph at like the Constitution Gardens. This location is right off of Constitution Avenue but still feels calm and peaceful. It has walking paths, a wonderful view of the Washington Monument, willow trees and the lovely pond. It’s the […]

Families

December 27, 2023

Washington DC Family Photos | Constitution Gardens, DC

This December brought a whole new light to the Advent season for me. A new baby. A promised son. A long expectant wait for his arrival. So many parallels to the birth of Christ and sweet ways it because more real for me as a new mother. The way that hope and weariness, peace and […]

Baby Burdge

December 25, 2023

Reflections on the Advent Season | Washington DC Newborn Photographer

This Arlington Fall Family Session gave me all the autumnal feelings as I finished my last few sessions for the year. I love the earth-tone colors and outfits my client chose to celebrate the season they were in. I have had the delight of photographing this sweet family for maternity, newborn and now 6 month […]

Families

December 22, 2023

Arlington Fall Family Session | Arlington Family Photographer

Introducing Robert Thorne Burdge Born by C-section on December 17, 2023. 9 pounds and 5 ounces 21 inches long Robert is his Grandfather’s name and he was born on his other Grandfather’s birthday. We are incredibly grateful he is here safe and sound and have been thoroughly enjoying his sweetness. Thank you all for your […]

Baby Burdge

December 19, 2023

Welcome Robert

This Washington DC family session felt so iconic to the city. I love when I can mix greenery with architecture to my client’s galleries. The side gardens on East Capitol Street by the Supreme Court are just lovely in the fall. It offers pretty plants, benches to pose on and a great view of the […]

Families

December 18, 2023

Washington DC Family Session | Supreme Court and U.S. Capitol

This Washington DC newborn session was absolutely wonderful. My client’s home had large windows that allowed for amazing light in their second story bedroom. This Washington DC newborn session felt so special because I had taken their first daughters’ newborn portraits a few years ago. You can view more newborn sessions here: Newborn Sessions. This […]

Newborn

December 15, 2023

Washington DC Newborn Session | In-home newborn Session

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